Elections Special: Marco Rubio

By Brad Davis /// Business Manager As one of the few vocal conservatives on this campus, students constantly stop me in the Bon, Maggie’s, or Watzek to ask whom I’m supporting for president. To set the record straight, my  vote is for Marco Rubio.       Throughout this election cycle, supporting the Republican party as a young, college-aged conservative ... Read More »

Janet Steverson selected as Dean of Diversity and Inclusion by President Glassner

By Lexi Kelley /// Staff Writer President Barry Glassner has announced the creation of a new Dean position that will focus specifically on issues of diversity and inclusion. On January 22, he named Law Professor Janet Steverson to the position. Her qualifications include the Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence award and her experience as the Chair of the ... Read More »

The final great splashdown

The seniors wrap up their season at the Northwest Conference Championship By Peter Melling /// Sports Editor  The last act in the Pioneer’s swimming season has ended, along with the college careers of the six seniors of the men’s and women’s team. Their mentorship was invaluable to the young talent on both teams, guiding their progress all the way into ... Read More »

Splashing into the future

The first-year athletes surge through the championship and towards next season By Peter Melling /// Sports Editor Following an arduous season, the men’s and women’s swimming teams headed to the Northwest Conference Championship Meet at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. Superb individual and relay team performances marked the Pioneers’ participation in the championship. Despite the ... Read More »

Idiom of the week: turn a blind eye

By McKenna Teigland /// Staff Writer Words are weird. The English language in particular is pretty strange, what with its homophones, linguistic caveats, and the infuriating confusion that arises when contemplating the way an effect can affect something. It is not surprising, then, that sometimes when we string together a bunch of these words with their connotation baggage, unusual things may ... Read More »

Campus rock garden gets renovation

By Jonah Svihus /// Staff Writer The first phase of renovations to the rock garden located between the Fields Center and the Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art on the academic side of campus, which included the removal of one diseased tree and one rotten tree, were finished at the end of January. An anonymous donor gifted money to the school with ... Read More »

Julia Holter wows Portland crowd

  By Harrison Smith /// Staff Writer Stomach full of pizza and homemade mimosa, I rolled up to the Holocene feelin’ some type of way about seeing one of my favorite artists of 2015: Julia Holter. Actually, I also ate this side food-creation called “knots” beforehand as well. They’re essentially like tied-up breadsticks, which is great but had me questioning the ... Read More »

Aasif Mandvi comes to Lewis & Clark

By Noah Foster-Koth /// Staff Writer Comedian and former “Daily Show” correspondent Aasif Mandvi performed at Lewis & Clark on Feb. 6th, in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. Mandvi won laughs from the audience by reading passages from his autobiography, “No Land’s Man.” After reading two excerpts from his book, Mandvi sat down with LC president Barry Glassner and Associated Students ... Read More »

The lights go out on the hardcourt

Men’s basketball narrowly misses the NWC playoffs By Abe Field /// Senior Staff Writer As the school year returns to it’s natural ebb and flow, the men’s basketball team has been hard at work over winter break. It has been an eventful break for the Pioneers, who played a total of six games over the course of vacation. The Pioneers ... Read More »